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Peggy to her playwrights : the letters of Margaret Ramsay, play agent

Author: Margaret Ramsay; Colin Chambers; Simon Callow
Publisher: London : Oberon Books, 2018. ©2018
Series: Oberon modern plays.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Letter : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Peggy Ramsay (1908-1991) was the foremost play agent of her time. Her list of clients shows her to have been at the centre of British playwriting for several generations from the late 1950s on. To her remarkable array of clients, her letter writing was notorious, marked by searing candour, both a wondrous motivation and an unforgiving scrutiny to be feared. -- Publisher website.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Margaret Ramsay; Margaret Ramsay
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Ramsay; Colin Chambers; Simon Callow
ISBN: 1786824299 9781786824295
OCLC Number: 1028817600
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 207 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Arthur Adamov --
Rhys Adrian --
John Arden and Margaretta D'Arcy --
Alan Ayckbourn --
Enid Bagnold --
Peter Barnes --
John Barton --
Robert Bolt --
Edward Bond --
John Bowen --
Howard Brenton --
Brigid Brophy --
Caryl Churchill --
Richard Cottrell --
David Cregan --
Jonathan Gems --
Peter Gill --
Christopher Hampton --
David Hare --
John Holmstrom (a.k.a. Roger Gellert) --
Donald Howarth --
Ann Jellicoe --
Thomas Kilroy --
Stephen Lowe --
Frank Marcus --
John McGrath --
David Mercer --
John Mortimer --
Peter Nichols --
Joe Orton --
Alan Plater --
Stephen Poliakoff --
David Rudkin --
Willy Russell --
James Saunders --
Wallace Shawn --
Martin Sherman --
Colin Spencer --
John Whiting --
Charles Wood --
Postscript.
Series Title: Oberon modern plays.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: introduction by Simon Callow ; selected and edited by Colin Chambers.

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